2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup facts for kids
|FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Azerbaijan 2012|
|Dates||22 September − 13 October|
|Teams||16 (from 6 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||4 (in 2 host cities)|
The 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup women's football tournament is the third such tournament. It will be held in Azerbaijan from 22 September to 13 October.
The official mascot of this World Cup is The Top Top Girl. This means ball in Azerbaijani. It is a young girl with the national flag painted on her cheeks. The body is blue, red, green and white like the host's national team. Her brown hair in a ponytail is meant to look like a buta. This is a curving decorative motif widely used in Azerbaijani art.
|AFC (Asia)||2011 AFC U-16 Women's Championship|| China PR
|CAF (Africa)||2012 African U-17 Cup of Nations for Women|| Gambia
(Central, North America and Caribbean)
|2012 CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship|| TBD
|CONMEBOL (South America)||2012 South American Under 17 Women Championship|| Brazil
|OFC (Oceania)||2012 OFC Women's Under 17 Qualifying Tournament||New Zealand|
|UEFA (Europe)||2012 UEFA U-17 Women's Championship|| TBD
- 1.Teams that will make their debut.
All four venues were first to be only in Baku. There will also be matches in Lankaran. Tofik Bakhramov Stadium is the stadium where the final stages will be held.
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